The recent controversy over the policy on immigration and subsequent treatment of immigrant children has resurfaced concerns about toxic stress in children. Our pediatric nursing expert, Dr. Beal, explains the clinical implications for children and the role of the nurse.
Judy A. Beal is Professor and Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Simmons University, Boston, MA. Dr. Beal can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author declares no conflicts of interest.